The Environmentalist

  • Koch Front Groups Are Defending ExxonMobil's Anti-Science Campaigns

    June 21, 2016
    Connor Gibson

    The Kochs have spent over $88 million in *traceable* funding to groups attacking climate change science, policy and regulation. Of that total, $21 million went to groups that recently bought a full page New York Times advertisement defending ExxonMobil from government investigations into its systematic misrepresentation of climate science.

  • What You Need to Know About the Social Cost of Carbon

    June 21, 2016
    Jason Schwartz

    Scientists and economists have the tools to estimate the cost burning fossil fuels will have on our society due to climate change. The U.S. government even includes those costs in its policymaking. Here are some useful things to know when hanging out with your climate-denying uncle.

  • Protecting the Amazon, Side by Side With the Munduruku

    June 16, 2016
    Danicley de Aguiar

    The Munduruku have bravely resisted the Brazilian government’s plans to build dams on the Tapajós River for years — most recently the São Luiz do Tapajós mega-dam. And I am glad to stand with them now to keep the Tapajós River free.

  • Podcast: Are There Lazy Ants?

    June 14, 2016
    Ryan Schleeter

    Check out episode 20 of Completely Optional Knowledge, the podcast that answers questions you never knew you had. Some things in life are #CompletelyOptional — satisfying your curiosity doesn’t have to be one of them.

  • Reno Rallies to Keep It in the Ground!

    June 13, 2016
    Britten Cleveland

    A wave of keep it in the ground activism has decision-makers taking notice and the fossil fuel industry rattled. Tomorrow we are keeping the pressure on in Nevada.